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Colostygia pectinataria (Knoch, 1781)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1776 / 70.100
Photo © Matthew Casey,  23/08/2018 - Hethersett

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 12-15mm.
Flight: Two generations May-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Bedstraws.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread and abundant.
Bright green colour fades to a yellowish-brown.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020127TG12 - Aylsham
26/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/06/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
25/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/06/2020227TG12 - Aylsham
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